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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/11] i386: Kallsyms generate relocatable symbols
On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 15:37:48 -0400
Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com> wrote:

> Add the _text symbol definitions to the architectures which don't
> define it otherwise linker will fail.

I get lots of this when building latest -mm for avr32:

.tmp_kallsyms2.S:643: Warning: right operand is a bignum; integer 0
assumed

Reverting this patch makes the warnings go away. I think it's
because on avr32, .init is the first section, not .text, so many of the
offsets become negative and kallsyms doesn't seem to handle this very
well. Here's a few lines from .tmp_kallsyms2.S:

kallsyms_addresses:
PTR _text + 0xffffffffffff4000
PTR _text + 0xffffffffffff4000
Any idea how to fix this? Could we introduce a new symbol that always
marks the start of the image perhaps?

Haavard
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